War of the Rebellion: Serial 084 Page 0759 Chapter LIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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[First Indorsement.]

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, August 19,m 1864-12.10 a. m.

[Major GEORGE B. DRAKE:]

MAJOR: I found the regiment at 11 o'clock at the lower steam cotton press and have given the necessary orders. They will be off by daylight. I wish respectfully to call your attention to the fact that the orderly officer on duty at your headquarters was not there at 10 this evening. In more important cases it might cause very serious inconvenience.

Very respectfully,

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Second indorsement.]

Was in the office with the general at the hour above mentioned.

W.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 178.

Morganza, La., August 18, 1864.

1. The following-named regiments are hereby designated to constitute the infantry of the Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, viz: First Brigade-Eighth Illinois Volunteers, Forty-sixth Illinois Volunteers, Seventh Missouri Volunteers, Eleventh Illinois Volunteers, Seventy-sixth Illinois Volunteers, Thirtieth Missouri Volunteers. Second Brigade-Forty seventh Indiana Volunteers, Twenty-first Iowa Volunteers, One hundred and twentieth Ohio Volunteers, Twenty-first Iowa Volunteers, One hundred and twentieth Ohio Volunteers, Twenty-ninth Wisconsin Volunteers, Ninety-ninth Illinois Volunteers. Third Brigade-First Louisiana Volunteers, Twenty-eighth Illinois Volunteers, Twenty-third Wisconsin Volunteers, One hundred and sixty-first New York Volunteers, Twenty-ninth Illinois Volunteers.

2. Organization of the infantry of the Third Division, Nineteenth Army Corps: First Brigade-Seventh Kentucky Volunteers, Thirty-fifth Wisconsin Volunteers, Forty-second Ohio Volunteers, Twenty-third Iowa Volunteers, Thirty-seventh Illinois Volunteers. Second Brigade-Sixteenth Ohio Volunteers, Twenty-fourth Indiana Volunteers, Ninety-seventh Illinois Volunteers, Twenty-second Kentucky Volunteers, Sixty-ninth Indiana Volunteers, One hundred and fourteenth Ohio Volunteers. Third Brigade-Third Maryland Cavalry (dismounted), Thirty-fourth Iowa Volunteers, Sixty-seventh Indiana Volunteers, Eighty-third Ohio Volunteers, One hundred and thirtieth Illinois Volunteers, Seventy-seventh Illinois Volunteers, Ninety-sixth Ohio Volunteers.

By command of Major General J. J. Reynolds:

S. C. FARRINGTON,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES, Numbers 39.

Morganza, La., August 18, 1864.

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7. The following assignments to commands in the Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, are made by virtue of rank and seniority: